SAGE has an opening for a Library Sales Manager focusing on eBook, Political Science, and Data Research product lines. Candidates will be preferably located within the Midwest territory, however, candidates outside of the geography will be considered.
Through its multiple product offerings, from journals to online reference tools, SAGE promotes the engaged scholarship that is at the heart of any healthy society. Comprised of people with high integrity standards and a passion for exceeding our customers’ expectations, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent publisher- the natural choice for our chosen markets. SAGE’s Library Sales Manager plays a critical role introducing our customers to our core content and promoting business relationships that reinforce SAGE’s leading position within the marketplace.
The primary purpose of the SAGE Library Sales Manager (LSM) position is to meet or exceed sales objectives by promoting and selling SAGE online products (including all SAGE and CQ Press product lines) and related products through professional sales techniques and long-term customer relationships.
The Library Sales Manager (LSM) is to play a key role in implementing a sales strategy for all SAGE imprints. Primary responsibilities will include new business prospecting and development; key account management; travel to meet in person for larger opportunities; all activities and responsibilities for managing communication and preparing reports for sales opportunities and forecast; and attendance at conferences and conventions. Additional responsibilities include managing the customer’s service experience with SAGE. The LSM will need to have a high-level of initiative and self-motivation, as well as ability to both lead and work as part of a team. Excellent communication and project management skills are essential. This position includes a minimum of 35-50% overnight travel and may require up to 3 weeks travel during pivotal selling times of 1-2 months per year.
PRODUCT AND MARKET KNOWLEDGE
PLANNING / REPORTING / DATABASE MANAGEMENT
CONFERENE ATTENDANCE / BUSINESS TRAVEL
Any combination equivalent to, yet not limited to, the following: